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Tis the Season of Giving and Admiring

Posted by on Dec 4, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

By Martha Sessums, President, ACE This can be a lovely time of year when we connect with family, share stories about the year’s events and eat pie and cookies. I spent the last weekend doing that, along with a long list of chores around the house and at the computer for work. The sit-down dinner with the grandkids was fun, and I gained points for not only knowing about TikTok but I have the app on my phone. I even taught the kids to tell me “OK Boomer” if they didn’t like my stories. In turn, I could say “OK Gen Z” for the same reason. And we...

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More Journalism Awards for KALW and the Audio Academy Team

Posted by on Nov 22, 2019 in ACE Learning Center, ACE Partners, Continuing Education | 0 comments

By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW, Listener Supported Public Radio Over the last two weeks, our team has been honored with 17 awards from the San Francisco Press Club and the Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. There are always lots of people working behind the scenes for folks who win awards, so we’d like to thank our friends from the Association for Continuing Education for their continuing support! In our last blog post, we noted the stories and programs we were recognized for in the Greater Bay...

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KALW and Audio Academy Journalists Win San Francisco Press Club Honors

Posted by on Nov 5, 2019 in ACE Learning Center, ACE School Report, Continuing Education | 0 comments

By Ben Trefny, News Director, KALW, Listener Supported Public Radio It’s awards season for Bay Area journalists, and this is a big one for KALW. On Thursday, many members of our team will be honored by the San Francisco Press Club for stories and programs produced during the 2018 calendar year. And many of those are graduates of our Audio Academy training program! See below for the honorees (with Audio Academy fellows noted with their graduating years in parentheses): Overall Excellence — Team — “Crosscurrents” Public...

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